"I wanted to make the team," Ronnie Bass
says in an interview.
Did Ronnie "Sunshine" Bass really kiss Gerry Bertier on the lips?
In fact, like Ronnie Bass
, most of the other players on the team had long hair in 1971, including Gerry Bertier.
- '71 Titans Website
Was Ronnie "Sunshine" Bass really a long haired hippie from California?
Titan quarterback Ronnie Bass did come from California, but portraying him as a long haired hippie is a bit of an exageration.
"I was never quite like that," Bass
told the Greenville (SC) News.
"But that's Hollywood.
I'll say for the record my hair was never that long.
Also for the record, Ron
never did Tai Chi outside the school.
In an interview with the Greenville News
, the real Ronnie "Sunshine" Bass said, "They (the movie) had a community divided down black and white, and it really wasn't like that in 1971 Alexandria.
No. In the film we see Petey Jones (Donald Faison) and Ronnie Bass
(Kip Pardue) enter a restaurant where they are refused service.